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By Andrew P. Napolitano
Obama's veil of secrecy is pierced
Topic - Thomas Jefferson
The University of Rhode Island will welcome to campus next month a historian who has researched the story behind a Quran owned by Thomas Jefferson.
The political philosopher Edmund Burke once remarked that all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good folks to do nothing.
Poisonous feuds have long been a hallmark of Washington politics.
History casts important shadows that don't fade with time. The year was 1774. The Declaration of Independence was still two years off, and liberty for those who called themselves Americans was far from inevitable.
Having to "pass a bill to find out what's in it" was bad enough. Now that Obamacare is law, it's no easier to find out what's in it. Only a mind reader knows for sure what President Obama regards as binding provisions of the law, and which can be ignored. The law sways with the president's mood and the flick of his pen.
America's president — heir to the world's greatest document of freedom ever drawn up by man — strode across the hallowed grounds of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello. With his hands clasped behind his back as a fuehrer surveying his troops or his kingdom, he told a gaggle of onlookers, "That's the good thing about being president. I can do whatever I want."
Celebrating the long-standing ties between their nations, President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande on Monday toured the sweeping Virginia estate owned by Thomas Jefferson, the former American president and famed Francophile. Obama's rare out-of-town trip with a foreign leader opened two days of events marking Hollande's state visit to the United States.
President Obama and French President Francois Hollande on Monday afternoon will tour Monticello, the estate of former president and Declaration of Independence author Thomas Jefferson.
Once owned by Thomas Jefferson, Va. attraction Natural Bridge sold, to become state park.
The University of Virginia and Monticello are offering an open online course about Thomas Jefferson.
Natural Bridge, a 215-foot-high stone bridge once owned by Thomas Jefferson and a centuries-old tourist attraction, has been sold by its private owner at a fraction of its value to a conservation group and is destined to become part of Virginia's park system.
One of the problems with today's academic historians is that they tend to know more and more about less and less.
Raising responsible adults. How to teach children to fulfill responsibilities and duties in a "me first" world.
Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest is using a federal grant to help the museum conduct research and interpretive planning.
Terry McAuliffe has been sworn in as Virginia's 72nd governor.
Thomas Jefferson said, "When the people fear the government there is tyranny" and "The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms, is as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government."
Instead of taking the criticism in stride, Jefferson said, the Father of our Country "ran on much of the personal abuse, which had been bestowed on him."